Field Cate

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Field Cate
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Cate at the International Press Academy’s 12th Annual Satellite Awards, 2007
Born Field Adrianus Cate
(1997-07-22) July 22, 1997 (age 17)
Burlington, Vermont
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present
Parents Dianne Tangel-Cate, Christopher Cate

Field Adrianus Cate (born July 22, 1997 in Burlington, Vermont) is an American actor. He is best known to date for his series-regular role playing Young Ned on the dramedy Pushing Daisies.

Biography[edit]

Field Cate comes from a family with a history of entertainers. He is the great-grandnephew of famous silent film star Esther Ralston. He is the great-grandson of Walt Disney's thirteenth employee, Marjorie Ralston, who was an inker and the original (uncredited) voice of Minnie Mouse. He is also the grandson of television/stage/radio/recording artist Bob Ralston.

Cate was born and lived first in Vermont, then in Georgia. From the age of three he started to perform in theater and dance productions. His family returned to their hometown in Los Angeles when he was four, and Cate turned professional at the age of five, doing improvisational comedy, independent films, commercials and other work. Cate also appears in Placebo's video clip of "Song to Say Goodbye".

Cate worked in guest roles on various television series including Without a Trace and Cold Case. His most notable role was as Young Ned on ABC's Pushing Daisies becoming a regular cast member in season 2 and earning a Young Artist Award nomination in 2008.

He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Charity[edit]

A vegetarian, Cate has spoken out on behalf of animal rights group. PETA.[1]

Cate has also supported groups such as Mattel Children's Hospital.[2]

He currently serves as a StarPower Ambassador for Starlight Children's Foundation.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Chloe's Prayer Owen
2007 Forever Young boy
2008 Struck Teasing child
2009 Space Buddies Buddha Voice
Mystical Chairs Son Short (20 minutes)
Santa Buddies Buddha Voice

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2004
Passions Ethan Winthrop Jr.
NBC
1 episode
2006
Untold Stories of the E.R. Kevin Welch
TLC
1 Episode
Without a Trace Petros Marku
CBS
Season 5 Episode 5 "The Damage Done"
2007
Seven's Eleven Sonny Episode "Sweet Toys"
2007-2009
Pushing Daisies Young Ned
ABC
22 Episodes. Nominated for Young Artist Awards
(Best Performance in a TV Series
by a Young Actor Ten or Under)
2008
Cold Case Young John Smith
CBS
Season 5 Episode 15 "The Road"
2010
The Young and the Restless Eric Sharpe
CBS
The Bold and the Beautiful

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